Bodegas Menade, Rueda Verdejo 2021


A pure Verdejo with all the attention to the small details. Harvest at 3 times: Green manual harvest during the day, mechanized and night harvest. No copper sulfate spraying against mildew. Working with natural wild yeasts. Later blending of wines from the various different vineyards. And vegan clarification of the wine with bentonite finally.

Cracklingly fresh pure wine as a result. Dry, balanced and full of mineral aromas. Pronounced fruit like gooseberry and lime combine beautifully with spices like bay leaf, thyme, fennel and dill. Aperitif but also super combination for example with salad goat cheese, lemon-chili chicken with coriander.


Type - White

Grape - Verdejo

Year - 2021

Producer - Bodegas Menade

Origin - DO Rueda, Castilië en León, Spanje

Method - Organic

Alcohol percentage - 13.00%

Vegan - Yes


Producer - Bodegas Menade

In the south-west of Savoie lies the village of Jongieux, where Antoine and his parents make congenial, unaffected wines from local grape varieties. For whites these are jacquère and roussette and for reds gamay and mondeuse. The vineyards are situated on poor limestone slopes at about 400 meters altitude. The area has even recently been classified as a national heritage site because of its beauty. And for 7th generation Antoine, preserving this landscape is one of the most important aspects and therefore the domaine is certified 'Haute Valeur Environnementale', which means they are super sustainable.